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Bluewater Lake State Park

Old Bluewater Rd, Bluewater, NM
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Bluewater
Type: State Parks
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Franklin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I didn't see much of this property as our group of 20 Boy Scouts and parents arrived just before 9:00pm. Three of us left to run to Walmart while the other two vans went to our camp site. The gates lock at 9:00 so one of our group had to meet us at the gate to transfer our purchases to... More

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Farmington, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just returned from a three day weekend at Bluewater State Park. I was a Park Ranger in Texas and my comments are based on those years of experience. I would like to commend the Maintenance personnel for their efforts in keeping the park picturesque. I’d also like to commend the Park Staff that we encountered for the very pleasant... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

No water at campsites; bath houses locked from 9:pm - 7 am; cows roaming freely through the campground leaving droppings everywhere; wild predators rampant. If you have pets keep them inside at night - we lost one of ours and found his remains near the dump station.

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Albuquerque, NM USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Beautiful campsites. We stayed in Upper Electric Loop where we had electrical connection but no water. The logistical problem was that the bathrooms close between 9pm and 7am. This is a major problem for me and one I have never come across before in decades of camping. The lake was beautiful even with the dry season we have had. We... More

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Tent camped just one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Saw great blue herons, river otter, hundreds of bluejays nesting in cliffs. All this plus free showers! We stayed in canyon side loop (?) which was very private yet close to "facilities."

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Due to fire restrictions we were unable to campfire, which really dampered our weekend. Other than that, It was a bit windy but very fun regardless. Park Rangers were polite and let us alone.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I just "tripped" over this State Park while camping in New Mexico and am I glad I did. I saw it on the map and just dropped in. It was the offseason and the place was almost deserted. I camped on the edge of the lake in total seclusion. My only company was a band of wild horses that stopped... More

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seattle
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We stayed here out of season (October) and not all the washroom buildings were open but that just meant a bit longer walk from our campsite which was no problem. Very quiet, only a couple of other campers there which made for a very tranquil stay. The site we chose was on lake side, we went without a hook up... More

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Monticello, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Spent several nights here (April '08) as a base camp while I explored the area. Really nice campsites and clean facilities.

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Austin, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We spent two days and two nights car/tent camping at the Bluewater State Park about 40-50 minutes West of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The camp site was nice, clean, and surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains. In the summer, the weather was cool and not too hot. The campsite has a big lake for boating and fishing. It also has a... More

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